mobile phone addiction

Who’s in Control – Your Phone or You?

Mobile phones can be a blessing and a curse. On the one hand, they make our lives so convenient with everything at the touch of a button, including our loved ones. On the other hand, they’re a safety blanket, number 1 tool for procrastination, and the enemy of mindfulness and real life connection.

Challenging the Power of Procrastination

Identifying and treating your problematic gambling behaviours has many benefits, not least giving you more spare time. However, this can take some adjustment and as the old adage says, ‘idle hands are the devil’s workshop’. To avoid boredom and any temptation this may bring, consider…

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A Day in the Life of a Psychologist

One of the most exciting aspects of being a psychologist is that no two days are the same. We are privileged to meet and help a dazzling array of individuals in our profession and every client has a unique story to share. Different psychologists work in different ways but we thought we’d draw back the veil of mystery and share a snippet from the life of one of our psychologists. Say hello to Julia!

Feeling a Bit Burnt Out?

We’re well and truly closer to Christmas 2019 than Christmas 2018 and if you’ve been going hard working on taking your career to the next level or accepting extra shifts to boost your bank balance, you might be reaching the point in the year where you’re feeling a bit tuckered out…

Myths About Seeing a Psychologist

No social outing with a psychologist is complete without someone joking about having their mind read or being the most complicated case ever seen! Let’s address that idea straight off the bat; telepathy doesn’t come under a psychologist’s remit! Additionally..

Quick Guide to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) is a common treatment used by psychologists, counsellors, and other mental health professionals. It’s a structured intervention that focuses on exploring the relationships and patterns between a person’s thoughts, feelings, physical sensations, and behaviours.

Fear of Public Speaking

It’s normal to get a little nervous when putting yourself out there but if your racing heart, sweaty palms, and blank mind are starting to seriously interfere with your personal or professional life, maybe it’s time to overcome the fear. We’ve put together some top tips to put you on the track to confidently standing in front of an audience – and without recommending you imagine them naked!